Circle of Concern

Garrison M. Householder
Being informed is a skill; the ability to discern both the truth and the fiction in every narrative.
Created 23 Aug 2021
  • They bluffed, we called it
    18 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    There’s a scene near the climax of the classic 1996 action thriller The Rock where General Hummel (Ed Harris) reveals to his platoon of treasonous marines that his threat of launching VX poison gas ro...
  • Targeting unrealized capital gains has nothing to do with tax policy
    26 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    A few weeks back, a so-called “whistleblower” from Facebook testified to Congress about supposed misdeeds by the company. Her stunningly polished testimony explicitly called for increased government r...
  • Will the Pandemic Survive Fauci?
    24 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    In case you’ve been living under a rock this weekend, first read today's article from ZeroHedge and the various links contained therein before continuing with my brief analysis of the potential paths ...
  • COVID-19: The Great Reset
    18 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    This past week I finally finished COVID-19: The Great Reset by Klaus Schwab and Thierry Malleret. I purchased the book earlier this year after listening to a doom-and-gloom podcast episode about “The ...
  • Southwest pilots are our Royal Air Force
    16 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Let’s return again to the framework of viewing the ongoing pandemic as a “war” against COVID-19. Within this context, President Joe Biden’s diktat that employers mandate their employees get “vaccinate...
  • The government will respond to an energy crisis
    05 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    When all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Unfortunately for small business owners and working class citizens the world over, the institutional capacity of Western governments has...
  • My body, my choice...
    22 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    If there is one thing Americans can agree on, it’s a deep devotion to government overreach. Yet, lately both sides of the American political duopoly have been throwing the same (stupid) argument back ...
  • Biden is the Coup
    14 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    In light of the revelation that shortly after the protest on Capitol Hill in January 2021, General Mark Milley effectively planned a military coup, I went back and re-read what I wrote that very eveni...
  • If the Pandemic is a War...
    10 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    I’m not going to spend time making arguments in favor or against the government mandating vaccines as there are many wonderful takes already out there today. I think it makes sense to re-frame the iss...
  • Cockroach Theory in Afghanistan
    31 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    The US departure from Afghanistan after 20 years of occupation has been all-consuming of the news cycle for weeks, but finally the acute saga at Kabul Airport has come to an end. While the political b...
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